Saturday, October 11, 2014

Etta Couch

Family Search Labs features a database of Ohio Death Records from 1908 through 1953. In this database is found the death certificate of Etta May Couch. Etta was the daughter of Jacob and Sarah Martin Somers, having been born on April 17, 1882. Etta married Adin Basil Couch, and at the time of her death she and her husband were living in Cleveland, Ohio. Mrs. Etta May Couch passed away on October 25, 1918, and she is buried in the Sand Hill Cemetery.

The cause of death for Etta May Couch was bronchopneumonia, complicated by influenza. During the year of 1918, while the United States was at war, an influenza epidemic was claiming the lives of thousands of Americans.

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